(氣功). A traditional complex of Chinese health techniques ranging from physical exercises and martial arts to meditation and based on mobilizing the breath energy, qi (氣). China had thousands of small or large movements teaching qi gong, and they were not only tolerated but encouraged by the CCP until 1999, when the clash between the regime and Falun Gong made the Party suspicious of qi gong in general.
Mazars Destroyed in Xinjiang: A Cultural Genocide Continues
A study by Rian Thum shows how the most beloved Uyghur shrines are being either “museumified” or destroyed.
Unregistered Catholics Told to Obey CCP or Face Consequences
As the Vatican-China Deal of 2018 expires this month, priests refusing to join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association are threatened with more restrictions.
Banned Religious Groups’ Members ‘Transformed’ in Xinjiang Camps
Followers of The Church of Almighty God, Falun Gong, and Jehovah’s Witnesses are kept in camps until they renounce their faith and betray fellow believers.
Nearly 120 Church of Almighty God Members Arrested
In August, authorities in Zhejiang and Shandong provinces launched unified arrest operations, utilizing the data collected through long-term tracking of believers.